17 Lecture - NS 115 10/17/07 Lecture I. Evidence:...

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NS 115 – 10/17/07 Lecture I. Evidence: Environmental Theory of Eating 1) Occasion to Eat 2) Caloric Density 3) Portion Size 4) Food Variety a. Study – Sunil Lyer: Less variety of food, less total amount consumed. 5) Number of People With Whom You Are Eating a. Study – DeCastro: Amount consumed goes up with amount of people you eat  with (kcal consumed) i. Problem with older people who tend to eat alone. Solution: Get them to  eat in groups with others so that they get enough nutrients. 6) Amount Others Eat a. Study – Frank Skurpski: Intake of subjects went up when people around them  were eating a larger amount of food. 7) Eating at home or outside home a. Study – Percent of food expenditure spent for food prepared outside the home  has been on the rise since the 1970s. b. Study – Lin et al., 2001: Percent of energy consumed away from home measured  between schools, restaurants, and fast food. i. School food has declined, restaurants have risen, and fast food has risen  enormously (1978-2002). c.
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17 Lecture - NS 115 10/17/07 Lecture I. Evidence:...

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